Synod on the Web

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Watching Synod 2009 live via the Internet was popular again this year. The live webcast was visited by more than 1,000 people, with total viewings nearing 5,000.

The most viewers at one time were 118, on Wednesday evening when the Belhar Confession was discussed.

Traffic to the synod news pages on the website increased more than fivefold, from an average of 2,200 visits in a regular week, to 12,000 visits during synod.

E-mail news service for synod had 2,700 subscribers, 600 followers used Facebook, and another 125 received synod news via Twitter.

About the Author

Gayla Postma retired as news editor for The Banner in 2020.